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9/11 Health - News and Events - Child/Adolescent  Survey Can Answer Important Questions About 9/11 Health

SIX YEARS LATER: A Public Briefing from the WTC Health Registry
November 9, 2007

What have we learned about the health effects of 9/11? What are New York City agencies doing to learn more? How can affected people get the services they need? Get the latest on all of these issues at the second annual World Trade Center Health Registry public meeting and resource fair. The Lienhard School of Nursing at Pace University is co-sponsoring the event.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 28, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street in lower Manhattan

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Six Years Later: A health update on the 71,000 New Yorkers enrolled in the WTC Health Registry.
  • Over-Exposed: New findings on asthma and post-traumatic stress disorder in rescue and recovery workers.
  • Children's Health: How did 9/11 affect the youngest New Yorkers?
  • Panel Discussion: Representatives of labor, community groups and research institutions will join Dr. John Howard, head of the national WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program, in a wide-ranging discussion of WTC health issues. An hour-long question-and-answer period will follow.
  • Resource Fair: Presentations from more than a dozen organizations, including the WTC Environmental Health Center at Bellevue Hospital, the WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program at Mount Sinai and the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

Auditorium capacity for this event is limited.  Please RSVP to wtchrpublic@health.nyc.gov or 212-442-1585.


 
 

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